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rebukeverb [T]

uk   us   /rɪˈbjuːk/ formal
to ​speakangrily to someone because you ​disapprove of what they have said or done: I was rebuked by my ​manager for being late.
rebuke
noun [C or U] uk   us  
He ​received a stern rebuke from the ​manager.
(Definition of rebuke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rebukeverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈbjuk/ fml
to ​criticize someone ​strongly because you ​disapprove of what the ​person has said or done: He was ​publicly rebuked for his ​involvement in the ​scandal.
rebuke
noun [C/U]  us   /rɪˈbjuk/
fml [C] a ​sharp rebuke
(Definition of rebuke from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rebuke”
in Korean 꾸짖다, 질책하다…
in Arabic يُوبّخ, يُعنّف…
in Malaysian dimarahi…
in French réprimander…
in Russian делать выговор, давать нагоняй…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斥責, 指責, 訓斥…
in Italian rimproverare…
in Turkish terslemek, azarlamak, çıkışmak…
in Polish upominać, ganić…
in Spanish reprender…
in Vietnamese khiển trách…
in Portuguese censurar, repreender…
in Thai ดุด่า…
in German rüffeln…
in Catalan reprendre…
in Japanese ~を叱る, 叱責する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斥责, 指责, 训斥…
in Indonesian menegur…
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